- a small plane for cutting across the grain.
Origin of block plane
Examples from the Web for block plane
Historical Examples of block plane
Considerable practice is necessary to handle the block-plane well.
Shape these ends with the draw-knife, spokeshave, or block-plane.Manual Training Toys for the Boy's Workshop
Harris W. Moore
A block-plane is made which can, by means of a detachable side, be used as a rabbet-plane.
The block-plane makes a quite good substitute for a smoothing-plane for amateur work and is a very useful little tool.
This can be regulated by adjusting the toe in the block-plane, and by moving the frog in the jack- and smooth-planes.
- a carpenter's small plane used to cut across the end grain of wood